Online Reading

Writing Away the Stigma @ Beta Stage

June 16, 2018 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Arcade Comedy Theater presents Beta Stage, a weekly platform showcasing new, experimental, and student-generated comedy. more

True Story #17: Unmolested

In the wake of a scandal at an all-boys’ summer camp, an openly gay alum returns as a “guest-star counselor” more

Writing Away the Stigma Graduation & Reading

May 4, 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, Creative Nonfiction is hosting a series of free public readings and harnessing the power of... more

True Story #16: A Dirge for the Doubly Dead

The birth-to-death saga of one Jacob Crouch unfolds against a remarkable period in American history. more

It's alive! The Frankenstein issue is here at last.

Creative Nonfiction #66 explores real-life stories of dangerous creations. more

Magpie & Maniac

An interview with Fritz Swanson
The story behind True Story #16: "A Dirge for the Doubly Dead"

Creative Nonfiction Receives AWP’s Small Press Award

Pittsburgh-based literary magazine Creative Nonfiction is the winner of the 2018 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Small... more

What's the Story #66

From the Editor
"Real life can be as scary as any monster story"

What's This Doing to My Brain?

Then & Now
Are we addicted to our devices and networks? And if we are ... does it matter?

True Story #15: This Is My Oldest Story

Haunted by the long-unsolved mystery of a neighbor boy's disappearance, Emily Brisse tries to make sense of a terrible story that isn’t... more

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